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re: Re: st: Suggestion - Citing references from Stata Journal

From   Christopher Baum <>
To   "" <>
Subject   re: Re: st: Suggestion - Citing references from Stata Journal
Date   Thu, 12 Apr 2012 22:03:10 -0400

Tiago said

> There is absolutely no point in adding manually references from the Stata
> Journal to reference manager softwares. I won't do it. People won't do it.
> I won't pay a lot of money for Web of Science to cite Stata Journal
> either.
> If one does not have FREE and FULL access to each reference from that
> journal, so that one can quickly import them to reference manager programs
> (ENDNOTE, REFERENCE MANAGER, etc.), user-written packages won't get cited.
> Period.
> The Stata Journal loses. Authors of Stata packages lose. Everything is
> summarized in "All statistical analyses were conducted using Stata
> (version X, Stata Corp, College Station, Texas, USA)."

As Jorge Perez Perez pointed out, there is no need for any manual effort here. Each article in the Stata Journal
and each item in the SSC Archive have bibliographic references available in IDEAS 
( in several popular formats. All you need to do is look up the article (or package) 
and copy the reference in the desired format into your bibliographic software.


Kit Baum   |   Boston College Economics & DIW Berlin   |
                             An Introduction to Stata Programming  |
  An Introduction to Modern Econometrics Using Stata  |

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